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The ESOL Odyssey · 3d ago

#ELLEdTech Chat: Tools that Facilitate Collaboration between ESL, Mainstream, and SPED Teachers

Our next #ELLEdTech Twitter Chat is this Sunday, August 20 at 7pm EST. This month's topic is Tools that Facilitate Collaboration between ESL, Mainstream, and SPED Teachers. Join us to share ...
The ESOL Odyssey · 4W ago

Modifying Instruction for Newcomer ELLs: Chunking

So, we've covered Scaffolding and Supports along with Comprehensible Input. That means it's time to dive into chunking- my third tip for modifying instruction for newcomers.What is "chunking...
The ESOL Odyssey · 1M ago

Modifying Instruction for Newcomer ELLs: Comprehensible Input

I'm sorry for having such a huge gap between my first two newcomer posts, and this one. The end of the school year was just so darn busy! The second tip I shared in the wayback to help you m...
The ESOL Odyssey · 3M ago

Modifying Instruction for Newcomer ELLs: Scaffolding and Supports

So, last time, I introduced you to 7 ways to modify instruction for newcomer ELLs. The first one on the list was Scaffolding and Support, so that's what today's post is going to focus on. Yo...
The ESOL Odyssey · 3M ago

Modifying Instruction for Newcomer ELLs

One of the toughest situations many teachers- ESOL and mainstream alike- deal with is receiving a newcomer student who doesn't speak any English. How do we include that student in learning a...
The ESOL Odyssey · 3M ago

Tech Tip Tuesday: FlipGrid

Wow! What a busy year this has been. I've been lucky to be working with some awesome teachers this year and providing lots of fun PD, but it's definitely kept me from blogging as much as I w...
The ESOL Odyssey · 6M ago

Refugee Reading Series: Sudan

This is the fifth installment in the Reading Refugee series. For those of you just tuning in, for this reading series, I'll be creating a Multimedia Text Set for each country affected by the...
The ESOL Odyssey · 6M ago

Refugee Reading Series: Syria

This is the fourth installment in the Reading Refugee series. For those of you just tuning in, for this reading series, I'll be creating a Multimedia Text Set for each country affected by th...
The ESOL Odyssey · 6M ago

Refugee Reading Series: Somalia

This is the third installment in the Reading Refugee series. For those of you just tuning in, for this reading series, I'll be creating a Multimedia Text Set for each country affected by the...
The ESOL Odyssey · 6M ago

Refugee Reading Series: Iran

Refugee Reading SeriesThis is the second installment in the Reading Refugee series. For those of you just tuning in, for this Refugee Reading series, I'll be creating a Multimedia Text Set f...